Archive for 'Transportation'

Drivers of electric cars in the US can save up to $1,070 per year in fuel costs alone

Above and beyond their ability to reduce local air pollution and carbon emissions, electric vehicles are also starting to make a lot of sense financially as well.

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Can a “Life Sticker” prevent door prizes?

Just what we needed: more magical thinking about techno-fixes instead of safe infrastructure and driver education.

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Just what we needed dept: A car so black that it absorbs all the light

But hey, cyclists and pedestrians, don’t forget the high viz!

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A modular, rehabbed, battery-electric train

Many train lines in the UK are not electrified. But there’s a solution for that, and it starts with old rolling stock…

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New hybrid plane will add second electric engine as battery costs drop

Electrification isn’t all-or-nothing. And a new Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens partnership aims to start with one engine.

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Continental envisions swarms of autonomous electric BEEs as public transport

A major automotive manufacturing company, Continental AG, released its vision of “the mobility of the future,” which includes fleets of driverless electric vehicles.

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Cars don’t belong near schools

Traffic fumes are poisoning our children, and yet busy parents seem not to realize or care. This shouldn’t be allowed.

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Toronto Mayor to rigorously study success of new bike lane

Like an out-take from Beyond the Fringe, we will be staggered by the rigour.

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Take a video tour of the bike bridges of Copenhagen

Streetfilms follows our tracks and bags them all.

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How e-bikes could transform our cities

Robert Llewellyn gets as excited about e-bikes as he does about Teslas. And for very good reason.

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